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Principles for smile design

As dentists working in the aesthetic zone, we are taught that we have to be both scientists and artists. The quest for the "perfect but natural smile" is demanded of us by both our patients and our profession.

It all starts with the diagnostic appointment. We need to understand our patients, and be able to communicate the possibilities effectively to set appropriate expectations and to have them say ‘yes’ to treatment. We also need first analyse and then diagnose comprehensively including all the biological, occlusal and aesthetic considerations. This may includes  Involving  our dental technicians and other specialists early in the diagnostic process.

Dr Halley will share with you her understanding of how we can integrate smile design analysis with enhanced treatment planning and use it to better understand our patients. Combining this under-standing with the latest digital diagnostic technology including DSD,  aids treatment planning and ultimately the delivery of consistent results. From digital photography, and video analysis through patient communication to a custom wax-up and smile design.


  • understanding the step-by-step digital process to consistently treatment plan comprehensively starting from a facial perspective and including smile design
  • tools for patient communication and presentation to aid case acceptance – including the workflow for dentist/treatment co-ordinators
  • utilisation of digital tools for enhanced laboratory communication, patient communication and how to deliver predictable clinical results

speaker – Elaine Halley

Elaine Halley

Dr Elaine Halley graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1992 and achieved her membership of the Royal College of General Dental Practitioners in 1995. She is a past president of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is accredited by the Academy. 

She has a Masters of Science degree in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry with distinction from the University of Manchester. She is a member of the master group of DSD dentists accredited by Christian Coachman and is an official DSD instructor. She is also an Opinion Leader for Ivoclar Vivadent and lectures throughout the UK, Europe and the States. She serves on the Editorial board for Private Dentistry and Aesthetic Dentistry. She has authored numerous articles on clinical dentistry and the business of dentistry.

Elaine has private practices in Perth and Edinburgh. Cherrybank Dental Spa have won numerous awards including Outstanding Customer Service in the Chamber of Commerce Awards, Best Marketing in the Private Dental Awards, Best Employer for Elaine in the Scottish Dental Awards. Both practices have been awarded the Good Practice Standard from the British Dental Association and Investors in People Awards.

venue – Leeds Weetwood Hall

Weetwood Hall

Weetwood Hall Hotel
Otley Road
Leeds LS16 5PS

Registration Closed
1 Day Educational Meeting
23 June 2016 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Non-Members £295.00
2 CPD Hours